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Forum: HO Scale 01-13-2020, 01:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 529
Posted By kilowatt62
Greetings, This entire thread, chock full...

Greetings,

This entire thread, chock full of experience and shared knowledge, is a fine example as to why I enjoy this sight. For all that I 'thought' I knew about truck mount vs body body...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 01-10-2020, 12:48 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,009
Posted By kilowatt62
Tiny screwdrivers,needlenose pliers, paper towls,...

Tiny screwdrivers,needlenose pliers, paper towls, Q-tips, 91% isopropyl alcohol, rinse well.
Automotive trans oil is the best rusty bolt loosening agent ive ever used.
Nylon bristle 'wire wheel'...
Forum: HO Scale 01-09-2020, 12:31 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 478
Posted By kilowatt62
I also have bought from 'wehonest'. No issues...

I also have bought from 'wehonest'. No issues thus far
Forum: HO Scale 01-09-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 710
Posted By kilowatt62
Believe it or not and, don't laugh to much but. I...

Believe it or not and, don't laugh to much but. I have a couple of early 70's hong kong bachmann war bonnet f9's. The ones with the huge all cast, 2 piece chassis. 8 wheels drive, 8 wheels pick up...
Forum: HO Scale 01-08-2020, 11:43 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 136
Posted By kilowatt62
A jig for quartering? I would be interested in...

A jig for quartering? I would be interested in info on that.

Scott
Forum: HO Scale 01-07-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 165
Posted By kilowatt62
Ballast glue

Okay. Which glue/adhesive are you folks using these days? I'd also like to use said glue to create loads for hopper, gondola, tender, etc.

Tia
Scott
Forum: Train Shows, Events 01-04-2020, 08:55 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By kilowatt62
Pittsburgh area train show

Greenbergs train show returns to Monroeville Convention Cntr February 22nd & 23rd...
Forum: HO Scale 01-02-2020, 12:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 429
Posted By kilowatt62
Hail to all metal couplers and especially the...

Hail to all metal couplers and especially the Kadee #5. Although I have switched to the #148 whisker so as not having do deal with that #5 centering spring. I have spent a small fortune converting...
Forum: HO Scale 01-01-2020, 11:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 596
Posted By kilowatt62
According to my Kadee cheat sheet; all pre 1993...

According to my Kadee cheat sheet; all pre 1993 AHM freight cars with talgo trucks use the Kadee #37 TM. Body mount use no 5 or 148 kits.
Forum: Train Shows, Events 11-15-2019, 05:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 485
Posted By kilowatt62
Missed it, again.

So, once again I missed the November Greenberg show in Monroeville due to work. Im sure there will another there in December and, February as usual.
I wonder though if anyone in the relative region...
Forum: Model Trains in the News 08-23-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 79,703
Posted By kilowatt62
Captain Kangaroo had an h0 train as well. I think...

Captain Kangaroo had an h0 train as well. I think it was a "kelogg's" train.
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 08-22-2019, 09:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By kilowatt62
CT Valley, Agreed on all points. Ive just...

CT Valley,
Agreed on all points.
Ive just had great luck finding super small bolts and such at whats left of the Ma & Pa type stores around here. I kinda enjoy the trek to these stores.
Ive...
Forum: New Member Introduction 08-22-2019, 09:02 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By kilowatt62
Michael, May have aquired mine as early as 71...

Michael,
May have aquired mine as early as 71 also. My memory isnt perfect on some timelines.
I see those engines all the time on ebay. I bought one for about $5 just to open it up and mess with...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 08-22-2019, 01:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 271
Posted By kilowatt62
Nuts, bolts, screws and suc

Greetings,
I was reading through older threads. A few folks posted questions about small bolts (2-54, 1-43, 0-80, etc and where to get em.
I found gold mines of tiny stuff at the corner hardware...
Forum: New Member Introduction 08-22-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By kilowatt62
Spence, Thanks for the welcome here. ...

Spence,

Thanks for the welcome here.
"Ready to build."
Getting close man, getting close. Much more to do to the 16'x18' room before the saws get plugged in.
Still fujjing with track plans too....
Forum: New Member Introduction 08-21-2019, 11:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By kilowatt62
My story of model trains

Greetings everyone,
Oh where to start? The 2nd beginning I suppose.
Somewhere around 1973-4, because I was only allowed to play with our Lionel set at Christmas time. I was gifted a tyco brown...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 08-19-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 506
Posted By kilowatt62
I swear by labelle products: #102 plastic...

I swear by labelle products:
#102 plastic compatible oil
#108-? Lithium grease

And also Kadee #231 "grease-em" graphite
For truck axles and couplers of any type.

Just my 2cents of course.
Forum: HO Scale 08-19-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,767
Posted By kilowatt62
"Which is what this thread is about."

With all due respect, I beg to differ sir.
The thread is primarily about roadbed/subroadbed/decking.
That said:
L-girder being the most warp stable and strongest form of framing, it supports...
Forum: HO Scale 08-19-2019, 10:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,767
Posted By kilowatt62
Styrofoam / extruded foam

Yeah, my bad. I did say styrofoam but meant extruded...
Forum: HO Scale 08-19-2019, 01:05 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,767
Posted By kilowatt62
Ive noticed that homasote is no longer in vogue...

Ive noticed that homasote is no longer in vogue as a roadbed. Comments as to why?
Im not yet convinced about styrofoam board. Mainly due to not being a fan of glueing track down. I prefer proper...
Forum: General Model Train Discussion 08-18-2019, 11:53 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,387
Posted By kilowatt62
It is a single pole,double throw type, momentary...

It is a single pole,double throw type, momentary on, pressure switch, track piece.
Primarily used as an a/b type circuit for signal lights,etc.
The screws in the center are for adjusting pressure...
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